If you’re into short horror, the folks at ALTER have you covered. Rue Morgue wants to make sure you’re up-to-date on all of the cool stuff they have coming up, so each month we’ll be highlighting their upcoming releases. Take a look at what they have planned for September 2020:
Birdie (September 2)
Director: Shelly Lauman
A woman walks alone to the train station. As she descends the stairs to the underground platform she smiles at a young man, he smiles back. With the smallest of gestures, the woman becomes caught in a subtle and sinister game.
Devil Woman (September 4)
Director: Heidi Lee Douglas
An ambitious science student searching for an endangered animal gets bitten, and when loggers attack the camp changes overtaking her body become a threat to all sides.
FANATICO (September 7)
Director: Hannah May Cumming
When students moonlighting as sex workers are being murdered at a Catholic boarding school, the new girl with strange visions must try to uncover the truth.
I Am Not a Monster (September 9-ALTER EXCLUSIVE)
Director: Grace Quilligan
A young man returns home uninvited to his brother’s engagement dinner only to find himself fighting for his sanity against the violent, mind controlling growth on the back of his head.
C A U G H T (September 11)
Director: Douglas Sullivan
On the run and desperate, Carter’s parents hide out in a desolate cabin hoping the creature won’t find them — but it’s Carter who learns monsters don’t live under the bed.
Crush (September 14)
Director: Heather Harris
When former writer, Greyson Michaelson, is contacted by the Suicide Survivors Association to write a speech, she uses the opportunity to move beyond her painful past. However as she becomes consumed by her writing, she discovers a new, darker side to her girlfriend and, ultimately, herself.
A Doll for Edgar (September 16)
Director: Anthony Dones
Even Death Cannot Contain A Mother’s Love.
We Got a Monkey’s Paw (September 18)
Director: Aaron Pagniano
Roommates Zack and Jakki get into an impawsibly hairy situation while monkeying around with the occult.
The Itch (September 21)
Director: Connor O. McIntyre
At the first sign of an itch, Addy feels like something could be very wrong. With constant deflection by her husband and doctor, Addy decides to take matters into her own hands.
Maggie May (September 23)
Director: Mia’kate Russell
Two estranged sisters, Sam and Maggie, attempt to reconnect after the death of their mother. But Maggie isn’t interest in anything and that could be Sam’s worst nightmare.
In the Basement (September 25)
Director: Matthew McGregor
A thriller/horror about a 13-year-old girl named Cassandra, who is kidnapped and must utilize her inner demons in order to escape.
Setaceous (September 28)
Director: Tel Benjamin
Awoken by an incessant car alarm, a small group of neighbours discover a mysterious car, seemingly abandoned in their suburban cul-de-sac…
Rosalina (September 30)
Director: Fredrik S. Hana
The man on top of the criminal underworld has a crisis of love.